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Meaning of SLAVER

Pronunciation:  'sleyvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who owns slaves
  2. [n]  a person engaged in slave trade
  3. [v]  let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"
 

SLAVER is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dribble, drivel, drool, slabber, slave dealer, slave owner, slave trader, slaveholder, slobber
 
 See Also: drool over, owner, possessor, salivate, slobber over, victimiser, victimizer, white slaver

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slav"er\, n.
    1. A vessel engaged in the slave trade; a slave ship.
    
    2. A person engaged in the purchase and sale of slaves; a
       slave merchant, or slave trader.
    
             The slaver's hand was on the latch, He seemed in
             haste to go.                          --Longfellow.
    
    
  2. \Slav"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slavered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Slavering}.] [Cf. Icel. slafra. See {Slabber}.]
    1. To suffer spittle, etc., to run from the mouth.
    
    2. To be besmeared with saliva. --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Slav"er\, v. t.
    To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth; to defile with
    drivel; to slabber.
    
    
  4. \Slav"er\, n.
    Saliva driveling from the mouth.
    
          Of all mad creatures, if the learned are right, It is
          the slaver kills, and not the bite.      --Pope.
    
    
 

 

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